Rick Shinto Steering InnovaCare Health Leadership to Greater Heights

About InnovaCare, Inc.

Under the leadership of Rick, Shinto InnovaCare Health is enjoying success in the health sector. The company over the years has been firm on using qualified professionals something which has ensured consistent quality services. The mission of the company is to eliminate the health care system challenges and give quality health care to all.

Innovacare Health provides medicare plans that are physician managed. The company headquarters is Fort Lee New Jersey with two Medicare Advantage plans which are based on Puerto Rico-PMC Medicare Choice and MMM HealthCare. The membership is almost 200,000 individuals that enjoy over 7,000 networks of providers and two Medicaid plans within the Government Health Plan (GHP). The derived benefits being enjoyed include coverage that is possible through coordinated model of health care. The health company has found a way to integrate the latest technology and cost-effective models that are sustainable.

Rick Shinto

The healthcare industry is enjoying the leadership and the technical experience of Rick Shinto. This is from the many years of service in both clinical and operational healthcare. Shinto’s career began as an intern in Southern California. He was the Vice President of the medical management, but he later moved to Orange County’s Cal Optima Health Plan as the Chief Medical and Operations. In California, he worked for NAMM before joining Innova.

Awards & Achievements

Mr. Shinto received an annual award by Ernst & Young Entrepreneur. This is an award that recognizes individuals committed to excellence. He received this award while working for Aveta Inc. He is a renowned health expert and has several written works on health and clinical medicine under his name.

Visit their website at Innovacarehealth.com.


At the New York State University, he received a degree in medicine from Stony Brook. This came after he graduated with a bachelor of science degree from the California University. Later at the University of Redlands, he attained an M.B.A.

Penelope Kokkinides

The 2016 announcement of three new executives in InnovaCare included Ms. Kokkinides. She has vast knowledge in the development of the clinical program that comes from her 20 years’ experience in health care. Currently, she is the Chief Administrative Officer of InnovaCare where she also worked as the Chief Operating Officer. Before InnovaCare, she worked for Aveta Inc. as the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Officer Vice President. Her move to Innovacare was a welcomed addition since she is a guru in health care management and organizational infrastructure and operational efficiency. Visit danielestraus.org to know more about Innova Care.